Review: could Losartan cause Leg pain?
Summary: Leg pain could be caused by Losartan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Losartan potassium, and have Hypertension.
We study 12,749 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Leg pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Leg pain and more.
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Losartan (latest outcomes from 13,799 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Leg pain (latest reports from 2,104 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, stress and anxiety.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 12,914 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 10 people (0.08%) have Leg Pain. They amount to 0.49% of all the 2,023 people who have Leg Pain on eHealthMe.
Time on Losartan when people have Leg pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Leg pain||0.00%||22.22%||11.11%||33.33%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Leg pain when taking Losartan * :
|Leg pain||60.00%||40.00% |
Age of people who have Leg pain when taking Losartan * :
|Leg pain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||10.00%||90.00% |
Severity of Leg pain when taking Losartan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Leg pain||0.00%||30.00%||50.00%||20.00% |
How people recovered from Leg pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Leg pain||14.29%||14.29%||71.43% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (4 people, 40.00%)
- High blood pressure (4 people, 40.00%)
- Arthritis - osteoarthritis (1 people, 10.00%)
- Gerd (1 people, 10.00%)
- Promotion of peripheral circulation (1 people, 10.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Losartan potassium (3 people, 30.00%)
- Amlodipine besylate (2 people, 20.00%)
- Omeprazole (1 people, 10.00%)
- Nystatin (1 people, 10.00%)
- Multivitamin (1 people, 10.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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